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Martin Lycka: Supreme Court’s (sports betting) punt return and beyond

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In the second of a series of columns on international gambling legislation, GVC’s Director of Regulatory Affairs Martin Lycka takes a look at the current activity around sports betting in the US and tracks how the industry has arrived there and where it should go next. It is 14 May 14 2018, which may be the US football offseason, yet …

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Jesper Søgaard: Stage 1 – Establishing Better Collective’s US profile

Last May, Stockholm-listed Better Collective A/S moved to significantly advance its US profile by acquiring US legacy betting publisher the RotoGrinders network for $21 million. Branded as a transformative deal for Better Collective’s organisation and growth strategy, Chief Executive & Co-Founder Jesper Søgaard details to SBC why his firm is ready to gamble on the US betting market’s undefined agenda …

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Tennessee says yes to DFS licensing

Tennessee has become the latest US state to regulate daily fantasy sports (DFS) services, passing its ‘Fantasy Sports Act 2016’ motion into law on 1 July. State lawmakers will begin processing licensing application schemes, allowing US-based operators such as DraftKings, FanDuel and Yahoo Sports to operate services for Tennessee consumers. The ‘Fantasy Sports Act 2016’ was passed despite the state …

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